The Art of Hojo Undo : Power Training for Traditional Karate Paperback
Silver Winner - 2010 IP'S Living Now Award1st Runner Up - 2010 Eric Hoffer AwardEndorsement - 2010 IP's Highlighted Title AwardFinalist - 2010 Book of the Year Award by ForeWord MagazineFinalist - 2010 USA Best Book Award Hojo Undo means 'supplementary training', and using these tools is the key for developing the devastating power of karate techniques.
Without Hojo Undo, a practitioner cannot reach the profound strength levels required for a lifetime of karate training.
This book details how to construct and use many training tools; provides accurate mechanical drawings, comprehensive training methods, and an historical context to understand why Hojo Undo was created in 'old' Okinawa. * Warm up exercises* Detailed construction drawings* Build your own Hojo Undo tools!* Learn how to use the tools to develop devastating power* Link your increased power to fighting techniques* Hear what Okinawan Masters say about Hojo Undo training
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 220 pages, Black and White Photographs throughout
- Publisher: YMAA Publication Center
- Publication Date: 01/01/2009
- Category: Oriental martial arts
- ISBN: 9781594391361